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Final Assignment: Reflection Inventory!

Posted in Colwell's Comments on June 15, 2011 by iamcolwell

Using a word document answer the following questions:  This work is due at the end of this class.

1. Throughout this course we have looked at many types of photography; story telling, photo essays, photojournalism, snap-shots, single detail shots. You as a photo artist have reflected on these different genres of photographs. What have you discovered about you as a photographer? Which genre do you relate to and why?

2. Lighting is very important.  In a couple of paragraphs explain the importance of light and how it can affect mood.

3.  Define the rule of thirds and discuss why it is important in visual composition.

4. Choose one of the following 3 images to critique.







Late Weekly Inspirations Shots!

Posted in Colwell's Comments on March 15, 2011 by iamcolwell

The deadline for LATE WIS shots it March 24th (last day before SPRING BREAK!) 

When we get back it is a fresh start!

Did You Notice?

Posted in Colwell's Comments on March 7, 2011 by iamcolwell

I have created a brand new category for you to submit your work. The category is called IT’s SICK!!!

If you have taken a photo you think is amazing, but it doesn’t fit into the WIS category, the IT’s SICK category is where you can post for all of us to admire!

Beautiful Visual Example of the Rule of Thirds

Posted in Colwell's Comments on March 3, 2011 by iamcolwell

Critiquing Visual Art

Posted in Colwell's Comments on February 14, 2011 by iamcolwell

Answer the following questions when critiquing visual art:

  1. How does the photograph illustrate the elements and principles of design?
  2. Does the image evoke an emotional response in the viewer?  Explain
  3. Why did you choose this photograph?
  4. Is this a planned or spontaneous shot?  Explain
  5. If you could change anything, what would it be?

*For assignment 4 of COM 1005 you may choose to answer these questions  with the attached chosen image.  Email your response directly to me:  Please include the assignment title in the subject line or your email.

Visual Composition Document

Posted in Colwell's Comments, COM 1005 on January 28, 2011 by iamcolwell

Visual Composition